Rockingham VT – Vermont State Police arrested three men for possession of heroin and cocaine after a traffic stop. Police said they stopped a vehicle for speeding in the northbound lane of I-91 shortly after 7:30 PM last night in Rockingham. The driver Derek Arie 30, of Baltimore VT was driving with a civilly suspended license.
Troopers conducted a consensual search of the vehicle and the occupants after developing a probable cause. Driver Derek Arie was in possession of nine bags of heroin, passenger Michael Palmer 25 of Walpole VT had 28 bags of heroin and 1 gram of cocaine. Thirty bags of heroin were found on the second passenger Kyle Arie 33 of Brattleboro VT. All three were arrested and given a citation to appear in Windham Criminal Court on March 27th to answer the charges.